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Great Invention Idea? A New Twist on Skating

The advancements of the last thirty years have raised the invention stakes for everyone. What's wrong with that, you ask? Nothing, except that this often results in the less creative among us churning out mediocre or bad ideas when they could be doing something much more productive, like removing shopping carts from the parking lot at a local Wal-Mart! In my opinion, the following two patented inventions illustrate this point exactly.

Rocking Out With the Internet

A new online guitar site offers a fun and truly interactive experience in playing the guitar and singing along to some popular songs. Rock out from the comfort of your own bedroom, study, kitchen or closet.

Beef iPod Cover - Music Meats the Macabre

"Where's my bloody iPod??" Considering its meaty red sleeve, maybe your dog ate it. Make your iPod look appetizing (or disgusting) with this protective and provocative Beef iPod Cover, new from Japan's Solid Alliance.

Wii Remote Hacks Show the Creative Spirit

Johnny Lee demonstrates extremely creative uses of the Nintendo Wii Remote (Wiimote).

An Exhibit People May Be Dying to Get Into?

Gregor Schneider, a German artist, is planning the ultimate in art: a person dying as part of the exhibition.

Cool GameBoy Boots

Combining the love of 1970s platforms with the still popular GameBoy handheld by sticking the two of them together are these super cool GameBoy Boots.

STAR WARS Tea Towels Mix Movie Themes with Retro Style

STAR WARS characters and imagery from the well-loved space opera are combined with traditional Japanese themes to create these classic & classy tea towels. Great for cleaning up after an encounter with the dark side!

Greatest American Dog, Reality Show By CBS

Just what you were looking forward to! Another reality show... this one with dogs and their owners. Professionally and home-trained dogs will compete against each other for the title of the Greatest American Dog in CBS's summer line-up of new reality shows.

Give This Artist a Hand!

Guido Daniele creates awesome hand artwork of animals that pretty much look like the real thing.

Welcome to the Dollhouse: Mini-TV Really Works

Brett Foster, who is soon to be the hero of little girls everywhere, made a tiny working television set at a scale of 1:12 and is selling them online for the tune of about $200. This is the real deal, kids.

Video Game Championships Come to China in 2009

The site for the 2009 World Cyber Games video game tournament has been announced. It's a first-ever for China.

Cell Phone? Or Smell Phone?

Can you imagine being able to download “his” cologne fragrance or that new baby smell directly to your cell phone?

The Alluring Art of Recycled Junk Mail

Artist Sandy Schimmel creates beautiful works of art from junk mail, things we throw away everyday without a thought.

Meet Hatch-chan, Japan's First Blogging Cat

A black & white cat named Hatch-chan has become a minor celebrity in Japan thanks to his popular blog. Yes, blog. Deal with it, LOLcats!

Blinding Bling - The Hottest Grillz Money Can Buy

Bling for your mouth is widely popular with many outrageous looking jewelry being added all the time. Read on for more about grillz.

Innovative Perfume That Only YOU Can Create

Taking innovation to a new high, My DNA has patented a revolutionary new process to create your individual fragrance. Join me in welcoming to the world personalised DNA basaed perfume.


A New Way to Read the Road

Driving can be a relaxing and highly enjoyable pass-time. But when the conditions get bad, it can become stressful and dangerous. Eurovia, a company based in France, has designed a special kind of pavement that changes colors to help you identify risks and hopefully help reduce those dangers.

Could You Hang a Coat on This Art?

Ever look at your closet and see all those empty coathangers hanging from the racks? David Mach, a sculpture and installation artist, creates gorgeous art from wire coathangers.


10 Top Designer Shoes...For Your Stemware

Often dressed in satin or sheer lingerie, beaded jewelry, even hula skirts, wine bottles have been expressing themselves fashionably for several years now. Carrie and Company, tableware designer, has seen to it that stemware too can keep in step with the times, in fashionable shoes ... yes, for stemware feet.

Build a House Out of Newspapers and They Will Come

A house made from 60,000 newspapers was on display in Gillett Square, East London.